My Story (Scholastic New Zealand)

My Story is a series of historical novels for older children published by Scholastic New Zealand which was inspired by Dear America. Each book is written in the form of a fictional diary of a young person living during an important event or time period in New Zealand history.

Books

  • Journey to Tangiwai: The Diary of Peter Cotterill, Napier, 1953 by David Hill (2003)
  • A Better Life: The Diary of Ivana Ivanovich, Dargaville, 1924-25 by Amelia Batistich (2003)
  • Abandon Ship!: The Diary of Debbie Atherton, Wellington, 1968 by Shirley Corlett (2003)
  • Finding Father: The Journal of Mary Brogan, Otago, 1862 by Pauline Cartwright (2004)
  • Earthquake: The Diary of Katie Bourke, Napier, 1930-31 by Janine McVeagh (2004)
  • A New Song in the Land: The Writings of Atapo, Paihia, c1840 by Fleur Beale (2004)
  • Below the Mountains: The Diary of Amy McDonald, Milford Road, 1935-36 by Jean Bennett (2005)
  • Chinatown Girl: The Diary of Silvey Chan, Auckland, 1942 by Eva Wong Ng (2005)
  • Fire in the Sky: The Diary of James Collier, Tarawera, 1886 by Shirley Corlett (2005)
  • A Long Way From Home: The Diary of Lillian Glenmore, Whangateau, 1943 by Lorraine Orman (2005)
  • Escape from Sarau: The Diary of Emilie Ritter, Nelson District, 1882 by Leone Morris-Bensemann (2006)
  • Aquarius, My Ohu Year: The Diary of Starshine Penney, 1975 by Jill Brasell (2006)
  • Castaway: The Diary of Samuel Abraham Clark, Disappointment Island, 1907 by Bill O'Brien (2006)
  • Sitting on the Fence: The Diary of Martin Daly, Christchurch, 1981 by Bill Nagelkerke (2007)
  • Kauri in My Blood: The Diary of Laura Ann Findlay, The Coromandel, 1921-24 by Joanna Orwin (2007)
  • Be Counted!: The Diary of Amy Phelps, Dunedin, 1893 by Janine McVeagh (2007)
  • Land of Promise: The Diary of William Donahue, Gravesend to Wellington, 1839-40 by Lorraine Orman (2008)
  • Sabotage!: The Diary of Rowan Webb, Auckland, 1985 by Sharon Holt (2008)
  • Poor Man's Gold: The Diary of Reuben Radcliffe, Northland, 1899-1900 by Kath Beattie (2008)
  • "The Mine’s Afire!": The Journal of Tommy Carter, Brunnerton, 1896 by Susan Battye (2009)
  • No Survivors: The Diary of Jackie Simms, Hamilton, 1979 by Sharon Holt (2009)

See also

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